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3 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

Thames Vallley Police defends giving out 2,162 criminal cautions

Thames Valley Police cautioned 2,162 Oxfordshire people in 2013 - 515 of whom had already been cautioned before including two criminals warned five times previously.


7 hrs ago | Preston Citizen

Father 'scared' for sons in Syria

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has said he is "scared" for his two other sons and urged them to leave the war-torn country where they have gone to fight.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Fla. tax execs get prison for fraud, ID theft

Former executives at a Broward County tax preparation firm have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a $2 million tax fraud and identity theft operation.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons

The Times of Israel

In West Bank, teen rock-throwers face different fates

The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, US Military Prisons

Messenger Newspapers

Tribute to 'death penalty' boxer

A British human rights barrister who tried to overturn the wrongful murder conviction of US boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter has paid tribute to him following his death at the age of 76. Geoffrey Robertson QC was part of Carter's defence team at his retrial in 1976 after the sportsman had been jailed for a triple murder in Paterson, New Jersey 10 ... (more)


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Activism, Paterson, NJ


Mysterious fatal shooting in eastern Ukraine

Mystery surrounds a shooting incident on a country road in eastern Ukraine that left at least one person dead and ratcheted up tensions in the region, where pro-Russian groups have seized government buildings and set up roadblocks in defiance of authorities in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Rocky Mount Telegram

Former airport manager gets prison delay

The former manager of a regional airport near Morganton has been given more time to report to prison for charges including embezzlement.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons

Ottawa Citizen

Extraditing Dutch man charged in Amanda Todd case could take years: expert

Inspector Paulette Freill announced Thursday that a 35-year-old Dutch man has been charged in connection to the 2012 death of 15-year-old Amanda Todd.


Related Topix: Canada

CBS Local

California Counties Want More Money To Deal With Prison Realignment

Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Monterey County, CA, State Prisons

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Virus outbreaks in 4 prisons limit visitation

Adrienne Jacobson, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Corrections, tells The Denver Post that 244 inmates are sick at facilities in Denver, Canon City and Pueblo.


Related Topix: Canon City, CO, State Prisons, Denver Women's Correctional Facility, Fremont Correctional Facility

KNUS-AM Aurora

San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Mafia


Calif inmate death in Oklahoma under investigation

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says the death of 33-year-old Todd Bush was ruled a homicide following an autopsy by the Oklahoma medical examiner's office this week.


Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, California, California Government, State Prisons

Maryland Man Receives Five-Year Prison Sentence for European Terror Plot

A federal judge sentenced an Ellicott City man to five years in prison for aiding a group of people who were planning terror attacks in Europe, a less severe sentence than prosecutors had sought.


Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games

KABC-AM Los Angeles

After Secret Conviction, Marine Vet Sends Letter from Iranian Prison

A former U.S. Marine accused by Iran of being a CIA spy pleaded his case to the Iranian leadership in a letter written from detention, a few days after he was sentenced in a secret court to 10 years in prison.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

Fri Apr 18, 2014

O-R Online

Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services did not meet staffing requirements several times this year at three prisons, the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in the letter obtained by the Associated Press.


Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Reformatory for Women, State Prisons

Westland Observer

Oklahoma Court denies request to stop executions

This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime


Study: Half Of Jailed NYC Teens Have Brain Injuries

About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.


WKXW-FM Trenton

US Arrests About 80 Immigrants at Texas Camp

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, MO, Southeast Correctional Center, State Prisons, Webster Groves, MO

Salisbury Journal

Briton, 18, dies in Syria conflict

The teenager is the nephew of Omar Deghayes who was held by the United States as an enemy combatant at Guantanamo Bay detention camp between 2002 and 2007 after he was arrested in Pakistan.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp